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  • Must see
    Exhibition Closing Soon

    BP Portrait Award 2018

    Portrait

    Until Sun 10 Mar 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Course

    Art for Absolute Beginners 9: Oil pastel

    Portrait

    Thu 28 Feb 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 2 Mar 2019
    10:30 & 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Tours: Contemporary Portraits

    Portrait

    Sat 2 Mar 2019
    2pm and 3pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby/Bump) (Ages 0-1)

    Portrait

    Mon 4 Mar 2019
    10:15am, 11:00am, 11:30am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Open Studio: Make an Impression (Ages 1-3)

    Portrait

    Tue 5 Mar 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Lecture or talk

    International Womens Day: Gerda Stevenson - Quines

    Portrait

    Tue 5 Mar 2019

    12:45 - 1:30pm

    Free

  • Course SOLD OUT

    Art for Absolute Beginners 10: Collage

    Portrait

    Thu 7 Mar 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    British Sign Language (BSL) Tour: BP Portrait Award 2018

    Portrait

    Sat 9 Mar 2019

    11am - 12:30pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Postcard Portraits (Ages 6+)

    Portrait

    Sun 10 Mar 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Easel Sketching in the Gallery

    Portrait

    Thu 14 Mar 2019

    2 - 4pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Once-A-Month Shared Reading and Creative Writing

    Portrait

    Wed 20 Mar 2019

    10:30am - 12 noon

    Free

  • Course

    Art for Absolute Beginners 11: Clay

    Portrait

    Thu 21 Mar 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    £32.00

    +1 other sessions

  • Special event

    Autism-Friendly Early Openings (all ages)

    Portrait

    Sun 24 Mar 2019

    9 - 10am

    Free

  • Tour

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby/Bump) (Ages 0-1)

    Portrait

    Mon 1 Apr
    10:15am, 11am and 11:30am

    Free

    +2 other sessions

  • Drop-in event

    Open Studio: Make an Impression (Ages 1-3)

    Portrait

    Tue 2 Apr 2019

    10:30am - 12:30pm

    Free

    No tickets, sign-up on the day

  • Exhibition Coming Soon

    ARTIST ROOMS Woodman, Arbus and Mapplethorpe

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Apr 2019 - Sun 20 Oct 2019

    Open daily, 10am-5pm

    Free

  • Drop-in event

    Wee Treasures (Ages 2-5)

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Apr
    10:30am and 11:30am

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Tour

    Portrait Gallery Tours: Wicked and Wonderful Women of Scotland

    Portrait

    Sat 6 Apr 2019
    2pm and 3pm

    Free

    +1 other sessions

  • Lecture or talk

    Beings: Exhibition Tour

    Portrait

    Tue 9 Apr 2019

    12:45 - 1:15pm

    Free

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Guided tours and workshops

Guided tours and workshops

We look forward to welcoming all types of groups to the galleries! We have a fantastic range of guided tours, workshops and learning activities to enhance your experience of the collection and exhibitions.

Friends go free

Friends go free

Friends of the Galleries get free unlimited entry to all exhibitions, and enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits including early exhibition access, special events and 10% discount in our cafes.

Past exhibitions

Past exhibitions

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About the National Galleries of Scotland

About the National Galleries of Scotland

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public.